Tag Archives: Jelaluddin Rumi

Poetry as Back Scratcher! Rumi and Jane Kenyon

In Places You Can’t Reach You might have noticed how animals may groom each other in places they cannot reach on their own, That is what my poems are all about.                                            What a deal! Jelaluddin Rumi, trans. Daniel Ladinsky from The Purity of Desire, Penguin Books, 2012 A few days ago we had our […]

An Alphabet of Poets – R is for Rumi

Hangover Remorse Muhammad said, “Three kinds of people are particularly pathetic. The powerful man out of power, the rich man with no money, and the learned man laughed at.” Yet  these are those who badly want change! Some dogs sit satisfied in their kennels. But one who last year drank ecstatic union, the pre-eternity agreement, […]